Leo Sun Sign dates: July 22/23 – August 22/23
Leo is a Fixed Fire sign, ruled by the Sun and associated with with one’s self-confidence, personal will, and creative expression. Issues involving royalty and government rulers, gold, the stock market, the entertainment industry, professional sports, and children, demand attention during the Leo cycle.
The house that Leo occupies in the natal chart shows an area of life where one has a need for recognition. It is where one can be prideful, self-centered, and domineering, as well as loyal, generous, playful, and affectionate.
Leo symbol: The Lion
The sign of Leo is associated with the Strength and The Sun cards in the Tarot.
Attune to the qualities of STRENGTH with a 3-minute tarot meditation on Strength
Strength is associated with the heart center and the solar plexus. Ruled by the Sun, she represents the fusion of heart and mind into a powerful force for action.
Confer with Strength whenever you wish to harness the ego, be an agent for creative action, express your divine essence, or generate courage.
The Sun represents the blossoming of our creative talents. The children teach us that the Solar Spirit shines through us freely when we engage in playful activities.
Confer with The Sun to access your inner-child, develop your memory, aid the healing process or improve self-confidence.
Leo sits in the South-West on the Medicine Wheel.
The direction South-West points to the path of emotional maturity. The sign Leo correlates to Trust, the second step on the Southern pathway of Sun Bear’s Medicine Wheel. The Cancer cycle provided the opportunity to take action in support of your growth, to nurture yourself, and to gain a greater understanding of your responsive nature. The Leo cycle says it’s time to trust yourself and your feelings in order to assure your intentions are manifested.
Symbol: The Lion
Key Phrases: “I Will”
Polarity: Yang (projective)
Key Word: Magnetism
Relates to Angel of: Spiritual Strength
Anatomy: Heart, Spine
Musical Tone: E
Color of the Spectrum: Yellow
Power Stone: Amber
Flower: Sunflower, Marigold
Herbs: St. John’s Wort, Bay Laurel
Essential Oils: Cedar, Cinnamon, Orange
Colors: Bright shades of primaries, colors of the sun, gold